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now, katie says it will feel more like september then november but she's here to tell us when it will cool down again. we knew that was coming. good morning, i'm rahel solomon. >> i'm jim donovan. katie has forecast. meisha will update us. but first here's what you need to know to start your day in the morning minute. >> septa strikings in today two. >> negotiations stopped for the time being. >> in the meantime heavy hitter has been brought into move things along. >> move forward. >> no word if philadelphia eagles will suspend josh hoff. he was arrested on the the walt whitman bridge carrying an unlicensed gun and marijuana. you can change your vote, to donald trump. >> it is now back to florida for donald trump. >> he is making three stops where polls say it is just too close to call. >> can we just stop for a minute reflect on the absurdity of donald trump. >> hillary clinton is stumping in nevada and arizona.
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>> when you look back on your life, do you think you'll have have any regrets. >> no, not one. >> they tend to come this clusters. >> if you can go back in time, what would you tell your younger self. >> don't be so caught up in the little things, take advantage of all of the gift the world has to offer. >> that is stephen colbert with mel gibson big questions the late the show last night. >> every time he gets me and makes me chuckle. >> lets get out to katie because you are talking about a warm up. >> yes, yes, absolutely, even though i am still needing a jacket this morning eventually it is one of these days where you will dress and get rid of the extra layer because it will warm up so substantially here. when we talk about averaging for next couple of months, lets go out to the graphics and we will show you here. we are going to far exceed what is normal for next couple of days, average high today is 61 degrees, come december 2nd
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it is only 49 and by january 1st as we husher in the new year it is only 41 degrees. we are far exceeding those expectations today and tomorrow. nice and quiet. to worries about any wet weather today our temperatures will be rebound go through the day, high officially expect to reach 73 by around 3:00 p.m. this afternoon but we will keep it the dry, although, eventually there are showers and thunderstorms we will track. warm up happens today and we will continue that trend into tomorrow but that is also when showers and thunderstorms are scheduled to arrive and then just turns much cooler come friday. notice all caps, we are looking at a huge drop on the thermometer, in the days ahead, and we will walk you through more detail have of that pattern change later in the show. meisha. >> oh, anytime you talk about a heating trend we are all ears. thanks so much for that. good morning. happy wednesday or happy hump day. looking outside we have construction by ben franklin parkway near logan square. that right lane inner drive is
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block right now. head up. that is really going to linger this will 6:00 a a.m. right now we are looking quiet around there. we have an accident in horsham county line road at meeting house road one lane block, not an area posing any problems just a head up and water main break as well frankford avenue near margaret street. head up in northeast philadelphia but surrounding areas, showing a lot of green on the happen. that is going to change. with the septa a strike in place, a lot of places are slowing down as more vehicles, people that usually would take september will hit roadways. that is what we saw yesterday in the grid locked primarily around center city. truck fire here new jersey turnpike north bound near route 73 that right lane block, clean up is underway and head up to flat rate of ten dollars for ten hours in some garages, no parking on broad between spring garden and south street. extra hours at meters and kiosks. thousand back over to you. we are following breaking news, where we have just learn
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two police officers have been killed. both officers were ambush in separate locations. the attacks happened 20 minutes apart. the first coming in the des moines suburb of urban dale a few blocks away a des moines officer was shot and killed. they are putting together suspect information but again, two police officers shot ape killed in iowa. we will continue to follow this but back here at home it is back to the bargaining table on day two of the septa strike. >> both labor and management are trying to break grid lock standing in the way of the new contract. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabao live at sheraton in center city where both side resumed talks this morning, good morning, jan. >> reporter: jim and rahel, good morning. septa officials release aid statement overnight saying these negotiations continued to make steady progress, however no agreement is in place just yet the so negotiations set to resume here at sheraton in center city philadelphia later on today. take a look at the video, in the meantime heavy hitter has been brought into help things along we're talking about
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congressman bob brady. congressman tells "eyewitness news" that the two side are making progress, they have been talking through a mediator but no middle ground has been found just yet. septa and local 234 resume negotiations late yesterday after about 5,000 members of the the transport workers union went on strike earlier in the day. the strike now in day two had sidelined septa's trolleys, buses, and leaving hundreds of thousands toss find other mode of transportation. main sticking points in these negotiations are work rules and health care benefits but the biggest issue of all is pensions. hourly employees reportedly want opportunity to contribute full toy a personal pension plan which is what we're told supervisors are allowed to do. congressman prayed i say negotiations are moving in the right direction. >> right now it is all about pensions. there is a box. they have to try to figure out bean counter try to stay within that box and that is what they are trying to do. mediator going back and forth with different proposals.
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i'm not sure where the ball is right thousand but they have been going back and forth with the proposals which is a good thing because you'll never settle anything when you are not talking. >> but with that said, septa now says it has a conn singcy plan in place that should this strike last until election day. officials say they will seek an injunction to force workers back on the job on election day, that is november the eighth to make sure everyone has the opportunity to get out to the polls but they say their main concern is reaching an agreement before that point. negotiations start back here at sheraton in center city philadelphia later today. we are reporting live, jan carabao for cbs-3 "eyewitness news" rahel and jim, back to you. with buses, subways, trolleys not running in philadelphia the the strike created grid lock getting to work and going home yesterday just a complete nate mayor. septa says picketers prevented regional rail workers from accessing their trains so taxis and ride shares were busy helping people to get where they need to go. with septa strike creating
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grid lock bicycle coalition of the the greater philadelphia is encouraging commute tours bike this strike. it is maintaining additional bike parking in the city and volunteers are also municipal services building on jfk boulevard to help bicyclist to get through on the bike. stay with "eyewitness news" for latest developments. we have information on how to get around if the strike continues on our web site at cbs philly.com. 5:37. in business news, how much it will cost you to see world series game number seven, in person. >> i bet it is a lot of money. >> what is causing a yum in gas prices, money watch's jill wagner joins us live with those answers, good morning, jill. >> reporter: good morning jim and rahel. investors are on edge with new polls showing presidential race is tightening. yesterday dow jones fell 105, nasdaq dropped 35 and futures are pointing to a lower opened today. the fed wraps up its two day policy meeting this afternoon, it is possible fed governor
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could decide to raise interest rates for the first time this year. although most economist think the fed will wait until after the election. get ready to pay more than gas. deadly explosion and fire at a gas pipeline inial bam ace cutting off crucial supply line that runs from the gulf coast to the new york area and gas prices have been spiking on fear of the shortage. the colonial people line says that while one of the two lines is up and running, other could be shut down until the weekend. if you want to see it in's historic world series final any person it will cost you, stub hub can get new cleveland progressive field for game number seven, cheapest tickets are about a thousand bucks each but you have to stand and for club level seat with all of the food and drinks you want, 50,000 doll ars. jim and rahel. >> that an expensive evening. >> i know you are looking and thinking he would never buy it. i would probably buy a ticket because ones out of 108 years
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game seven i'll stan there. you take a thousand dollars, chop it up over a 108 years. >> you wear comfortable shoes, is that right. >> game is just as nice in the comforts of your couch. >> i think they need to be there if i was a cubs fan i would be there. >> i used to live near chicago, in chicago but near wrigley field but sit on the roof and watch the game. >> i'm going by myself then, jill. >> you convinced me, i'm with you. >> there are some things you have to throw caution to the wind. >> let me know how it is. >> check in with you tomorrow. atlantic city officials say they will fight any attempt to take over the cities by the state of new jersey. state reject cities turnaround plan. they say ac is a five-year plan does not bring enough stability to atlantic city is finances. that plan included laying off 100 workers. in a state take over the state could eliminate worker
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contract, sell city access and veto veto city council decision. trial of the former police officers charged with shoot and unarmed motorist to death starts this morning. michael slager is charged with murder in the april 2015 fatal shooting of walter scott as he ran from the traffic stop in north charleston south carolina. slager's lawyers want the judge to exclude an eyewitness cell video that was widely circulate budd we are in the showing it here of the slager shooting shooting him eight times in the back and an attorney says it doesn't show the entire incident between the two men. slager grew up in burlington county and graduated from len ape high school in 2001. we are waiting to learn more information on the funeral arrangements for long time philadelphia fire commissioner harold hairston. hairston was not the only first african-american fire commissioner in philadelphia but it was also the longest serving. hairston with fire commissioner for 12 years until his retirement in 2004. he also served as an on air safety expert right right here on cbs-3.
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welcome back. well nasa has been hard at work lately building this fake asteroid boulder. they made model with students from west virginia university. they hope to figure out how they can use robotic toss collect a bolder from an asteroid surface. boulder is constructed from rocks, styrofoam, plywood and aluminum. they plan to launch robotic portion of the prototype by 2021. imagine taking a dip in the pool in the sky. >> it is called the highest pool in texas and it is giving swimmers an amazing view. it looks frightening depending how you can look at it, you can see right through bottom this glass pool at new market square tower hangs over the street this downtown houston, developers say not advisingly it has got a lot of attention. >> there was back and forth debate about whether we want to do that glass over hang and then after many weeks of discussion we said let go for
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it. >> okay. >> sky-high pool was designed with safety in mind, it has a plexiglas 8 inches thick, and it help the new building sore above the cities downtown apartment market. >> i can see that happening this is heartbeat. there are people that will just cannon ball for the chance. >> not me though. >> yeah i don't know if i want to go diving in the pool i can see through to the bottom. >> is it really that thick. >> it is sort of like doing the math here, no. >> i don't think they have real earthquakes in texas. >> but it is pretty rare. >> but, it looks like a beautiful day. we will see temperatures sore nicely well in the 70's here today. very warm day for standard and a taste of september toward tail end of summer when we find temperatures like this. there is a cold trent that will cross through bringing us
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our next round of rain. speaking of layses that hasn't had much of it, we have a substantial drought still continuing at this point, across especially, with the golden state of california, down accredits south east they are parched as well. here at home, it is starting to get a little cumbersome here, worry some here, across, central and northern new jersey. he we could use good soaking rain to chip away deficit that we currently face there in the garden state specifically but we are doing oh, yeah to drought through delaware offer southern counties, at least of new jersey. now that said there is a cold trent that will be bringing in fresh rain. it will in the help do much to chip away at that deficit that new jersey has but there will be rain on the the way which we will track in a second here but looking at eye witt necessity weather watcher network these are milder conditions then what we saw this same time yesterday. we got 48 degrees coming in from mark, he is in one of the chilliest spots out in the pine land areas, chats worthies a nice clear sky
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overhead and then, 48 degrees. we are at 45 for bill this morning. he too finding a clear sky in cardington. you will want a jacket. i will concur with that. it is a cool start. we will go one more, off to the north here, we're at 49. milder spots of the locations that we have got, reporting this morning. lawrenceville where peter is located at 49 to start things off. not too bad but chilly enough to want a extra layer. jumping past drought machine for looking at storm scan. high pressure still this play. we will stay try and see a few cloud. here's the next system continuing east by the time it reaches us by afternoon time tomorrow so after 12:00 noon tomorrow we will start to see potential for showers picking up here and then in the meantime that jet stream continues to lift far north. cold front will send it back to the south. the warmth gets suppressed. we have got today, tomorrow with exception that will warmth before the cool down takes place. you will see it. stand out like a sore thumb
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what is going on here. tomorrow, showers, thunderstorm and then bottom just gets pulled out from underneath us here. we will drop more than 20 degrees in one swoop. meisha. >> you are like a ball of sunshine today, i have to tell you. i love it. number one i'm loving color of your dress. number two loving sunshine. you're seeing 70's today, high 70's tomorrow. you just can't wheat it. because the septa strike is in play which i'm not happy about but because of the warm weather it will keep it the out there moving on foot. we know septa is urging people to use alternative mode of transportation for obvious reasons, and evidence the by what we saw yesterday. look at the schuylkill in the eastbound direction at vine looking good both moving in the east and westbound direction you guys, we are starting to heat up a little bit, lot of people will heed warnings get out there earlier then yesterday, even on the roadways because people taking septa getting in their vehicles and drive. syringe garden at broad street
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looking empty, good. so what is in service. we know this. regional rails are only running septa service in this city. so lets talk about additional information. free shuttle for city employees along broad and market. bus zones available as drop off and pick up locations. this will open up roadways a little bit having to tropical someone off to catch regional rail line we know they are running busy, today, jim and rahel, back to you. historic church in fishtown has been shuttered since 2004 is saved until now. two dozen neighbors attend aid hearing of the zoning board of appeals. board can ultimately decide fate of the historic saint laurentius church in fishtown. archdiocese closed the church in 2014, and there has been vacant ever since. now a developer is asking the board to rezone the church from single to multi family living. they plan to build 23 apartment inside. there has to be another plan that can save this church that has not been putting czar
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dean like apartment. these apartment are literally the size of my living room. >> what i'm hoping is zoning board looks at this as only viable way to save the building, you know, because archdiocese miss management and hopefully, they will allow this to happen. >> zoning board of appeals decided to hold off on a decision for another two weeks. pope francis makes headlines during his trip to sweden. the yesterday pontiff told reporters that the catholic church's ban on female priests will likely never change. pope francis referred to a document from 1994 written by pope john paul, ii. in it john paul closed the door on fee hail priesthood. well, a couple who owns multi million-dollar apartment in san francisco is now offering proof that the building is tilting. well in, that video you see a marple rolling in one direction and then reverses course, frank and an tree a foulke posted to it show that
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their apartment on the 50th floor on the millennial towers is leaning. building owners lied to them because they believed the owners knew building has been leaning since 2009 and they think it is getting worse. >> they say it will withstand a magnitude 8.0 earthquake abe beyond the marble, the marble tells a different story no comment from the building owners but in the past they have insisted that even though building is sinking and leaning it remains safe. sports car crashes right next to the school yard filled with kid. the l.a. crash was as a result of the street race. police believe other car involve was a black charger that fled the scene. it slammed in the audi headaching left turn at light before slamming in the light pole, both drivers were taken to the hospital. up next hear from the victim of the candy caper and see the note that thief left behind. >> lets do it there. >> we will tell you reason this tree is cut down and it has nothing to
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not surprise ago this treats are offer than everyone's mind on halloween. >> thief went for candy not cash. kansas state freshman hunter, was only way for his car for a few moments to take things to his dorm room. when he got back he noticed a
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kitkat bar was missing from his cup holder. he says the thief also left a those him. >> i saw a kit cap in the cup holder. i didn't take anything else there your car. i'm sorry, i'm hungry. i thought it was really funny. >> at least he apologized. >> hunter tweeted with the whole affair, kitkat and certificate for free candy but he is now locking his car from now on and that is a good idea. >> now some people are already thinking about christmas. >> like the people who have to find that big tree that goes up in new york's rocker feller center this years tree comes from upstate new york and yesterday they moved wires, and conductors before they plan to chop it town next week. the officials are thrilled. >> it is a beautiful tree. we have seen it for our whole life. but i think it is something that will be really thighs and look very beautiful down in the city, so i'm glad everybody gets to share beauty of it.
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>> well, here's what makes a tree a rocker feller christmas tree. it must be a norway spruce, it has to be at least 75 feet tall and 45 feet in diameter. it must also be near the end of its life, and the tree will be lit, november 30th. >> now you know. well, coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news", day two of the septa strike. this is a live look at the road there mobile three just a couple hours there could be grid lock just like yesterday, we will have you covered with live team coverage. and st. joes goes international, meet some of the i am rest i have young woman on the field hockey team who came there all around the globe to play right here in philadelphia, up
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i brought in new local clinics and expanded services. but there's much more to do. my mission is to protect south jersey's way of life. i'm frank lobiondo and i approve this message. well, prepare for more grid lock on day two of the septa strike. we will have live team three coverage on where things stand in the negotiations and best way to avoid some of the traffic chaos. eagles wide receiver josh hoff ace rested accused of speeding with marijuana and a gun. is what next for player and reaction from teammates and fans. we are taking another ride on the weather roller coaster, katie is talking about how high and how low the temperature will go in the next few days. happy hump day it is
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wednesday, november 2nd, i'm jim donovan. i'm rahel solomon. i have good news. >> that is right. >> yes. >> a little bit. we will get to this the best we can but if you can avoid, tomorrow is a different story, but storm scan is quiet and will stay that way, throughout the day, nice southeasterly wind flow, keeping the warmth in the region. okay, you will need a coat, walking out the door in the the 40's in most locations. fifty-three at philly international, probably in the dropping off too much, from this point, but, the

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